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scroll saw

[′skrōl ‚sȯ]
(engineering)
A saw with a narrow blade, used for cutting curves or irregular designs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scroll saw

A handsaw or band saw for cutting thin boards, veneers, or plates into ornamental scrollwork; esp. used for cutting curves.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Scroll saws consist of a small, thin blade activated by a far-reaching arm that permits handling wide material.
This is extremely quick and easy using a scroll saw. If you need to cut through an area, it works best to cut through positive shapes, keeping the negative shapes intact.
Now he markets those designs to other scroll saw users, who receive with their pattern a block of sustainably harvested wood grown in Idaho.
Also showing at the center are "Ed's Scroll Saw Art" by Ed Hull and "Free for All," an exhibit of art works by center volunteers.
Using a scroll saw, Brian Bielaski cut a city skyline, desert bluffs, and a forest from 1/4-inch birch plywood.
Past shows have included scroll saw work and hand-made wooden toys.
Focus a bright beam of light on your layout lines when you're doing fine work on a band saw or scroll saw. All you need is a 1-1/2-in.
He used a scroll saw to cut three horses and a Dremel tool and sandpaper to detail them.
Irish is an internationally known artist and a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.
Here's the quickest way to lay out patterns on wood for scroll saw work, courtesy of Greg Schowalter.
All that is needed is a scroll saw, a drill, and some glue to create memorable family heirlooms.